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Economist: Sears leaving has biggest impact on mall itself

The Sears store and Auto Center at Towne West Square mall will close by early December. The changes take 103 jobs out of the Wichita workforce. 

Thieves help themselves to Newton 'giving garden'

Volunteers put in thousands of hours to grow the garden. Then, the thousands of pounds of vegetables are then donated to the Salvation Army for families in need.

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Sizzle, then some storms

Above normal temperatures will continue for a couple more days before more substantial rain chances settle into the area.

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Sears at Towne West to close

Sears and Sears Auto Center at Towne West Square in Wichita will be closing its doors.

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Hutch correctional officer stabbed

The officer, identified as Tim Russell, received multiple stab wounds in the Hutchinson Central Unit, C Cellhouse.

Caroline's Cart helps families with special needs shop

Several Dillions grocery stores throughout Wichita and now even the commissary at McCconnell Air Force Base are doing more to help people with special needs.

How do Kansas Supreme Court justices make decisions in cases?

The wait for a decision in the Chad Taylor v Kris Kobach case may seem long but any decision this week would be extremely fast compared to the speed the court normally works. The case is on a timetable with a strict deadline forcing the seven members of the Kansas Supreme Court to work much faster than normal.

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Elephants staying at zoo, commission approves funding

Several members of the audience applauded as Sedgwick County Commissioners voted 3-2 to pay $5.3 million dollars for a new elephant barn. 

Kansas Honor Flight leaves on 8th trip of the year

The eighth Kansas Honor Flight of the year left Wichita Wednesday morning, taking another group of Kansas Veterans on an all-expense paid trip to the nation's capitol.

Twenty-four of the veterans served during WWII and two of them are Korean War veterans. They'll spend two days touring Washington D.C. and a number of the memorials and landmarks dedicated to the wars they, and others, fought…

Stroud's set to re-open tonight

Stroud's is set to re-open Wednesday evening. You'll remember, the restaurant was heavily damaged by fire back in July. 

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Report near on fatal law enforcement shooting

WINFIELD, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas prosecutor is preparing to report on the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man by a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop.


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  • Sizzle, then some storms

    Temperature trend

    Above normal temperatures will continue for a couple more days before more substantial rain chances settle into the area.


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